'''Brigham Young University''' (often referred to as '''BYU''' or, colloquially, '''The Y''') is a Private education|private
research university located in Provo, Utah
, United States. It is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
(LDS Church), and, excluding online students, is the largest of any religious university and the 3rd largest private university in the United States
, with 29,672
Approximately 99 percent of the university's 30,000 students are members of the LDS Church, and one-third of its American students come from within the state of Utah.
Students attending BYU are required to follow an Church Educational System Honor Code|honor code
, which mandates behavior in line with LDS teachings such as academic honesty, adherence to dress and grooming standards, and abstinence from extramarital sex...